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Photo Friday, No. 448

Current Photo Friday theme: Beach I could use this right about now.

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Whimsy and the spin cycle

Over the last year, I’ve done a LOT of laundry. So when we moved into Houndstooth Hall and I began unpacking boxes and finding things I hadn’t seen in a while, I decided to create a fun wall in the … Continue reading

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Remembering

What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it. Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Photo Friday, No. 443

Current Photo Friday theme: Wet

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Button Sunday

I recently read Daphne du Maurier and Her Sisters: The Hidden Lives of Piffy, Bird and Bing by Jane Dunn, and though plenty of the details of the sisters’ lives were fascinating, what struck me was that almost every page … Continue reading

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Quiet Corner

Other than when it was full of boxes as we were moving in, I didn’t take “before” photos of a quiet little corner in the library of the wall opposite the fireplace. It’s nestled just outside the kitchen, and I’m … Continue reading

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Photo Friday, No. 433

Current Photo Friday theme: Weather

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Saying goodbye to a house

I remember so vividly my earliest associations with The Compound, though it wasn’t called The Compound then. My friend Jeff liked to drive around on weekends and look at houses for sale. This was before everyone had cell phones, and … Continue reading

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That House 3

The former owner had cabinets of pecan custom made for his dining room–the room that will be our living room. They weren’t built in, but one day while we were at the house, he asked if we wanted them. He … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I hope you all have a safe and happy new year. I need to get busy preparing the usual fare on this day: ham, black-eyed peas, greens, and of course, Tom will make biscuits. Something I learned last night: No … Continue reading

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